Jan 30, 2013 5:00am PST
before a senate committee. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom the nra is ready to fight. >> reporter: the nra executive director is going before the senate in its first hearing on gun violence since the deadly school shoot newtown. wayne lap area is the new defender of gun rights. he will talk about how law- abiding gun owners should not -- and mark kelly the former congresswoman of gabby giffords. the couple is pushing for gun control through an organization they recently started. called americans for responsible solutions. >> reporter: the nra will have to go head to head with dianne feinstein. she introduced an assault weapons ban last week. what she is saying about the nra. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> also in san francisco this morning two conservative action groups are holding a news conference right outside senator feinstein's san francisco office. opposing her assault weapons ban. the western representation pack is teaming up with the women warriors pack. their news conference is set for 10:00 this morning at one post street.
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
this morning from white house to ban assault weapons. as kyla campbell reports vice president joe biden is taking the obama administration push for gun control on the road. >> in a few hours the vice president and other administration officials will be in richmond, virginia. they are holding a round table discussion on the white house's policy to reduce gun violence. president obama and joe biden are going around capitol hill to crisscross the country in the coming weeks. they wants to win support from people in pro gun states. the president's campaign committee turned gun safety committee is raising money now. the group is called organizing for action. it has millions of volunteers nation-wide. meanwhile democrats are trying to gain support on capitol hill after california senator dianne feinstein reintroduced a bill to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. >> once you have been through one of these episodes, once you see what the crime scene is like, it isn't like the movies. it changes your view of weapons. >> reporter: many republicans don't think an assault weapons ban i
Jan 24, 2013 5:00am PST
they are showing, kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> senator john kerry is expected to face mostly friendly questioning when he testifies before the committee that he served on for the past four, he will appear before the foreign relations committee starting 7:00 our time and he is expected to be easily confirmed by his senate colleagues. >>> and a look into the sandy hook school shooting, the sandy hook advisory commission will talk about the similar shootings of colorado and newtown connecticut. they will talk about school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. >>> senator dianne fine stein will begin to fight for a ban on assault weapons. and in a few hours, she will introduce a new law which is designed to stop military assault weapons. the senator introduced a similar bill shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. >>> some parents at one california school district are up in arms over the purchase of more than a dozen assault weapons. they bought 14 assault weapons to protect them in an attack. they will be locked on campus for respon